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Iran-US Relations / Tensions #850748

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 31, 2007
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: John King) The focus on Iran by President Bush's administration in the war in Iraq examined; details given about how Iran is providing weapons & may have had a role in the Karbala attack. [BUSH - says Iran is providing support for attacks on American troops; blames Iran.] [University of Maryland Shibley TELHAMI†- comments on Iran's role; states the Arabs like any leader who stands up to the Americans.] [Navy Adm. William FALLON†- says we need to pay attention to Iran's military capabilities.] [Iraq study group co-chair Lee HAMILTON - says Iran has become the most powerful country in the region.] [Democratic pollster Peter HART†- compares Bush's "circle" to that of President Richard Nixon near the end of his presidency.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: John King; Washington: John Roberts) The relationship between the US & Iran & the idea that Iran might be next after Iraq, how Arab nations are nervous about Iran-US dealings, how Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has been put in a difficult position between Iran & the US & how Bush has become the most disliked figure in the Arab world discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The raw data on exporting from Iran to Japan, Italy, Taiwan & France outlined on screen.

Cooper, Anderson;
King, John;
Roberts, John

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